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" A gentle joyousness — a mighty mildness of repose in swiftness, invested the gliding whale. Not the white bull Jupiter swimming away with ravished F.uropa clinging to his graceful horns! his lovely, leering eyes sideways intent upon the maid; with smooth... "
Great Sea Stories - Side 146
redigeret af - 1921 - 332 sider
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1852
...valley of his steady wake; and, on either hand, bright bubbles arose and danced by his side. . . . A gentle joyousness — a mighty mildness of repose in swiftness, invested the gliding whale, and thus through the serene tranquillities of the tropical sea Moby Dick moved on, still withholding...
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Studies in Classic American Literature

David Herbert Lawrence - 1923 - 264 sider
...shimmering like a canopy over the fish, silently perched and rocked on this pole, the long tail-feathers streaming like pennons. "A gentle joyousness — a...of repose in swiftness, invested the gliding whale " The fight with the whale is too wonderful, and too awful, to be quoted apart from the book. It lasted...
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Mythopoesis: Mythic Patterns in the Literary Classics

Harry Slochower - 1970 - 362 sider
...projecting from his back. The sight recalls to Melville the myth of Jupiter carrying Europa: . . . the white bull Jupiter swimming away with ravished...rippling straight for the nuptial bower in Crete. The White Whale is the disguised form of the hermaphroditical mystery.20 Ahab invades the "man-like...
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Subversive Genealogy: The Politics and Art of Herman Melville

Michael Rogin - 1985 - 354 sider
...such a grand object of desire is beyond his reach. It may be "a grand god" of the pagan world—"the white bull Jupiter, swimming away with ravished Europa clinging to his graceful horns." (412) Refusing to be the submissive Job who accepts God's power, Ahab will end as the ravished Europa...
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The Private Melville

Philip Young - 2010
...exalted above nature by a crazy captain/tragic hero. Visibly a god from the reader's first closeup: "Not the white bull Jupiter swimming away with ravished Europa clinging to his graceful horns ... not Jove, not that great majesty Supreme! did surpass the glorified White Whale as he so divinely...
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Moby Dick

Herman Melville - 1992 - 492 sider
...fish, silendy perched and rocked on this pole, the long tail feathers streaming like pennons. A gende joyousness — a mighty mildness of repose in swiftness,...fleetness, rippling straight for the nuptial bower in Crete;355 not Jove, not that great majesty Supreme! did surpass the glorified white whale as he so...
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Melville and the Visual Arts: Ionian Form, Venetian Tint

Douglas Robillard, Kent State University Press, Venetian Tint - 1997 - 205 sider
...incarnate in a snow- white bull" (189) and to the first view of the white whale, which contrasts him with "the white bull Jupiter swimming away with ravished Europa clinging to his graceful horns" (548), may be at least partially indebted to the Veronese Rape of Europa, though Gretchko (Loomings...
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Selected Critical Writings

David Herbert Lawrence - 1998 - 365 sider
...shimmering like a canopy over the fish, silently perched and rocked on this pole, the long tail-feathers streaming like pennons. A gentle joyousness — a...of repose in swiftness, invested the gliding whale — * The fight with the whale is too wonderful and too awful, to be quoted apart from the book. It...
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The American Mystery: American Literature from Emerson to DeLillo

Tony Tanner, Formerly Professor of English Tony Tanner - 2000 - 242 sider
...and regeneration (the nursing mothers), and finally an awesome beauty which must command reverence. 'A gentle joyousness - a mighty mildness of repose in swiftness invested the gliding whale' - set this against the fretful, hindered gait of the crippled Ahab and it is irresistibly clear that...
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Die erhabene Natur: Entwurf einer ökologischen Ästhetik

Elmar Treptow - 2001 - 254 sider
...als er so göttlich verklärt in seiner Herrlichkeit durch die Wasser zog." „A gentle joyoussness - a mighty mildness of repose in swiftness, invested the gliding whale... not Jove, not that great majesty Supreme! did surpass the glorified White Whale as he so divinely swam"....
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